Bob Somerby says he "cringed a bit" when Maryland governor Martin O'Malley went to town on Mitt Romney's Swiss bank account during last Sunday's chat shows. But he cringed even more when he heard Ed Schultz frame the issue this way in...Show More Summary
In exchange for Romney’s Swiss bank accounts The latest attempt to demonize Mitt Romney for having worked hard and succeeded in life revolves around his Swiss bank accounts. Mr. Romney should reveal the amount of money he has overseas. He should do this the day after certain actions by Mr. Obama are undertaken, completed, and publicly disclosed [...]
We still don't know exactly why Mitt Romney set up a shell corporation in Bermuda, stashed cash in the Caymans, and opened a Swiss bank account. One running theory is that the Republican hoped to avoid paying U.S. taxes through offshore investments in notorious tax havens. But t …
This morning I appeared on Fox Business Network's Markets Now program to discuss why having a Swiss bank account is a good deal less unseemly than millionaires passing legislation that gratuitously screws over the non-wealthy. About three minutes: Read my two bits on the topic from this morning here and here.
Here’s Reason’s Matt Welch on Dick Durbin (and supporters): “You either get a Swiss bank account to conceal what you’re doing, or you believe the Swiss franc is stronger than the American dollar,” Durbin put forth on Face the Nation this weekend, in part of a coordinated Democratic attack on Mitt Romney’s overseas finances. Keep reading this post...
The chair of the Democrat National Committee, Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, has been all over television bashing GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his offshore accounts. It turns out that Schulz herself parked money in Swiss bank accounts and other overseas investments, according to reporting by the Weekly Standard. …disclosure forms reveal that in [...]Show More Summary
By Mustang Bobby Paul Krugman wonders why Mitt Romney won't open up his finances: Has there ever before been a major presidential candidate who had a multimillion-dollar Swiss bank account, plus tens of millions invested in the Cayman Islands, famed as a tax haven?And then there's his Individual Retirement Account. Show More Summary
In my column of this morning, I left out two choice Democratic swipes at Mitt Romney's Swiss bank accounts. First up, the governor of Maryland plays the Hurricane Katrina card: Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Sunday lambasted Mitt Romney...Show More Summary
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) may be oo busy to pass a budget more than every 1,168 days or so, but he can always spare time for passing judgments about U.S. citizens who have the gall to open bank accounts in stable countries with sound currencies and a tradition (if eroding) of banking privacy. Show More Summary
IOWAHAWK: Scandal: Romney has a Swiss bank account valued at 6 milli-Solyndras. As usual, we’re supposed to be more angry about what Romney has done with his own money, than about what Obama has done with ours.
Click here to view this media Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) struggled on Sunday to explain presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's investments outside the United States, including Swiss bank accounts and a corporation in Bermuda. During an interview with ABC's Terry Moran, Maryland Gov. Show More Summary
President Obama and his fellow Democrats have begun to raise a ruckus about Mitt Romney’s Swiss bank account and his multi-million-dollar holdings in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, all of which are known as tax havens. Romney’s mysterious...Show More Summary
Flag on the field. Godwin's Law was confirmed in a particularly egregious manner over the weekend, this time by Left-wing attack dog Matt...
11:00 am ET, July 9, 2012 We are at a potentially critical moment in the presidential race over the Democrats' attempts to make Romney's Swiss bank account, Cayman Island investment funds, and secret tax returns into what the Republicans'...Show More Summary
If you missed the Sunday political talk shows, the Democratic National Committee put out a 75-second video with clips of Obama surrogates attacking Mitt Romney on his offshore bank accounts.
These loons are so predictable. Lib crank Matthew Yglesias compared Republican Mitt Romney to Hitler. You know who else had a secret Swiss bank account? independent.co.uk/news/discovere… — Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) July 8, 2012 And just think… He’s one of the … Continue reading ?
Someone with a Swiss bank account who spent a career off-shoring jobs isn’t someone concerned about America, says the Maryland governor. “President Obama isn’t running against the Almighty, he’s running against the alternative. The alternative...Show More Summary
Democrats repeatedly slammed Mitt Romney for his secretive offshore financial arrangements on Sunday, on the heels of a Vanity Fair story detailing his Swiss bank account and various holdings in the Caribbean. "He is the first and only candidate for U.S. Show More Summary
From Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, expressing his opinion of Mitt Romney's love of Alpine banks: I’ve never known of a Swiss bank account to build an American bridge, a Swiss bank account to create American jobs, or Swiss bank accounts to rebuild the levies to protect the people of New Orleans. Show More Summary